Our Common App Essay Guide is here to help.
The Requirements: 1 essay of 500 words
Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why
To nail this question, set aside an hour or so to get cozy with the University of Cincinnati website and read up on the school’s academic offerings. Doing as much research as you can before sitting down to write your essay will allow you to tell a cohesive story about yourself, while also ensuring that your essay isn’t redundant. Pour all of your academic focus into your answer to this question. What do you love about your chosen major and/or minor? If you’re interested in the Film & Media Studies program, can you describe the unique opportunities you’ll find at U of Cincinnati? What resources are available to undergrads, and how will they help you further develop your skills? Or, if you’re undecided, think about what makes U of Cincinnati the ideal environment for academic exploration. How do you plan to hone in on the perfect major? The more detail you include, the more admissions will get to learn about you.